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chamber of commerce and the american civil liberties union. it gives you a sense we have not settled on big ideas yet. >> peter: let me ask you about the possibility the president can step in here through executive action. if you were advising the president today would you recommend the wise house step in and if so, what should they do and what can they do? >> that is a close call. we do need some momentum. there are those of us that are watching the activity on the hill are suggesting there is some common ground. we need to generate momentum for the future. the executive order does that, and frankly, that's probably a good thing. but it is a limited thing. it comes with a tariff. acids before, the problem right now is we lack political concensus. an executive order is an admission we lack political consensus but we are going to move forward anyway. even if these are correct steps we are moving forward in a sensitive area without the two political branches of government being in agreement. as director of nsa and cia, i operated on the outer reaches of executive prerogative doing thin
the u.s. chamber of commerce. but first, an exclusive interview with the chief of u.s. air force. space command general william shelton. few commanders are more operationally integral to all arms of u.s. warfighting than the air force space command that develops, launches, and operates the constellations of satellites and ground systems that make possible critical global services from gps, reconnaissance, missile warning, weather communications, or tracking orbiting spacecraft and debris. but developing satellites, launching them, and operating them for long periods of time is expensive business at a time when demand for space-based assets for everything from reconnaissance, surveillance communications, and moving massive amounts of data is soaring. so shelton is leading efforts to cut costs by increasingly leaning on commercial space suppliers. we caught up with general shelton at the air force association's annual conference near washington, d.c. i asked him how sequestration will impact the command so important to global capabilities. >> it's a very good question. we don't know. se
.s.-hispanic chamber of commerce which will hear mitt romney speak. >> it's government's responsibility to create an environment in which small businesses can succeed. what i am most frustrated with, honestly as a business owner, is this incredible toxic political environment. [ speak being foreign language ] >> reporter: president obama leads romney by 2-1 with hispanic voters and aggressively trying to register more. romney is trying to cut into that margin by targeting 3 million hispanic owned businesses. >> these are people that depend on entrepreneurship to feed their families, put food on their table. small businesses create 60% of the vast majority of jobs in this country and hispanic owned businesses are growing at 23%. >> reporter: carlos plans to be among thousands of hispanic business leaders from around the country who will hear romney. >> primarily he's saying things i want to here. >> reporter: they both want to hear from either candidate is less regulation, lower taxes and more assets to capital. karen brown, cbs news, los angeles. >> chicago mayor rahm emanuel is seeking a court o
, they will be ending in the next couple of hours. so weekend okay. not chamber of commerce. but certainly okay. saturday better than sunday. no doubt about that. a little more sunshine on saturday. cooler but average. we've been sort of spoiled with the 80s wednesday, thursday, friday. we're going to go back in the low to mid 70s which is pretty much average for this time of year. and then sunday a little unsettled but primarily only in the afternoon and evening hours. so the bulk of sunday will also be okay. tonight then showers and storms ending. partial clearing. cooler. lows 54-62. winds out of the north at 5-10. a little patchy fog possible south of town where we had the showers as well. thus returning partly sunny tomorrow morning. cool. you'll need your sunglasses eventually. temps in the 50s and 60s. winds out of the north at 10. and then by afternoon, partly sunny, cooler. lower temps a little bit. back in the low 70s. nothing dramatic with winds out of the northeast at about 10. still a pretty nice day. next three days, we're going to keep it code green. partly cloudy tomorrow. coole
to make a slow but steady recovery. home resales increased 7.8% last month, and the commerce department says new construction was up more than 2% last month from july. the encouraging housing news gave the stocks a lift. the dow jones industrial gained 13 points while the nasdaq gained four points. chick-fil >>> the number of americans facing a penalty for not buying health insurance is much higher than previous estimates. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says the penalty will hit almost 6 million americans, most would be middle class. the figure is 50% higher than the cbo's previous estimate. >>> microsoft co-founder bill gates topped "forbes" magazine annual list as the richest man in america as he has in previous years. but mark zuckerberg was the biggest loser on the 400 wealthiest americans. he tumbled to 36 on the list from number 14. facebook's lackluster stock price cost him more than $1 billion in net worth. no worry. "forbes" magazine says his net worth is estimated still at almost $9.5 billion. >> had to look down to make sure that was right number. >> not too much
of national index fell from july to august and fell short of economists' expectations. >>> the commerce department reports that spending in july fell by the most in a year as both the private and public sectors cut back on investment. >>> positive news about real estate. private real estate data core logic says home prices jumped 3.8% in the 12 months ending in july. the year-over-year increase was the biggest in six years, that's further evidence that the housing market is steadily recovering. >>> and netflix shares plunged nearly 10% this morning on the news that amazon to off aer movies from viacom and lion's gate and prime video subscription plan. this comes after the streaming and eun, back over to you. >> julia, thank you. >>> very common skin condition that nearly all people experience at one point in their lives regardless of age or ethnicity. dr. cheryl burgess joins us with more on the causes and the treatments. good to see you. start by explaining, what is dandruff and how do we get dandruff? >> most people see a flakiness and the flakiness is also associated with dryness, bu
, nasdaq up ten points and s&p up seven. commerce department says the trade gap with europe is the highest level. it widened to $42 billion. exports to europe down 11% to 183 billion primarily due to weaker auto sales. the recession in europe is spreading. that weakens the u.s. economy. it adds pressure on the federal reserve. now, the feds also keeping an eye on the european debt crisis. today, germany's high court rejected an atefrt to put off a ruling to block germany for a bailout fund for the european union. germany's participation is crucial. upon the biggest market movers on wall street today, citigroup and morgan stanley. they reached and agreement on their jointly owned agreement, the value set at $13.5 billion. the agreement comes after a deadline for an arbitrator to set a price. a little over an hour ago, traders in all the major exchanges pause for a moment of silence to remember the victims and their families lost on 9/11. barbara, back to you. >> thank you, hampton. have a great day. keith? >> people who pull out their hair, scar, bite, pick and harm their own skin often go
're living in. a new survey from ibm smarter commerce found online purchases of home-related goods took priority over back-to-school spending for families at the end of the summer. sales were up 30% in july from last year, up 26% in august for home-related items. our partners at "u.s.a. today" report the uptick is also helping mom and pop hardware stores and big boxes like home depot. >>> barnes and noble rolling out two new verges of its nook tab -- versions of its nook tablet. they have a sharper high def screen. the new nook hd will come in two sizes. a 7-inch screen starting at 199 bucks and the new 9-inch scoop called the nook hd plus starting at $269. the tablets are available for preorder online and in stores beginning tomorrow. they begin shipping in late october and arriving in stores in early november. >>> do you think you need coffee more than the average joe? let's see how your profession ranks? dunkin donuts and career builder teamed up to determine which professions feel more productive at work when they drink coffee. this is just in time for national coffee day. your time
commerce. i'm an ibmer. let's build a smarter planet. if you made a list of countries from around the world... ...with the best math scores. ...the united states would be on that list. in 25th place. let's raise academic standards across the nation. let's get back to the head of the class. let's solve this. >>> coming up more with our roundtable. we'll take a closer look at one of the key deciders of this election, the woman's vote. also joining me is our very own chuck todd from charlotte. also joining me is our very own chuck toddthis country was built by working people. the economy needs manufacturing. machines, tools, people making stuff. companies have to invest in making things. infrastructure, construction, production. we need it now more than ever. chevron's putting more than $8 billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ he speaks a weird language... [ gargling ] drinks green stuff. he says he's from albuquerque. i'
not quite as chamber of commerce as it was last saturday, but partly sunny and mild, highs near 75, winds out of the northeast at 10. next three days code green for saturday, sunday and monday, mild saturday, 73, a few showers sunday primarily in the afternoon, keep most of your tee times certainly in the morning. then monday the morning commute probably dry, evening commute not so much, rain and showers develop. next seven days we're looking at leftover showers tuesday and it will warm up again, low 80s on tuesday, 85 on wednesday, maybe a thunderstorm on wednesday, 80 thursday, back to a little bit of fall reality, temperatures friday will hold only in the upper 60s to near 70. >> fall is coming back. >> oh, yeah. >>> still ahead why didn't police do more to stop the man accused of going on a deadly shooting spree at that colorado movie theater? we've got newly released court documents, what they say coming up. >> plus did google maps catch a ufo on its streets maps program? >> unlikely. weeks of this campaign... and more ads. you, in your living room or... what i'd say. losing nearly e
50. democrat be hq's -- democratic hq's just across the highway. and the chamber of commerce sits between them. >> talk family, talk schools, friends. just don't talk politics. >> reporter: they subscribe to the same philosophy at the courthouse corner cafe. >> politics are kind of bad for business. >> reporter: but it doesn't always work. >> i think obama is evil. >> reporter: evil? >> evil. >> personally i prefer obama. >> reporter: romney actually has a long history of nasty skirmishes. back in the civil war, the town reputedly went back and forth between union and confederate forces, some 56 times. >> abraham lincoln turned in one vote in hampshire county. >> reporter: democrats still outnumber republicans by a wide margin. the town supports lots of democrats for state office, but not for president and not president obama. >> i had one man tell me that oh, he ended that war and now what are all the soldiers going to do when they come home? they won't have jobs. >> reporter: so many west virginians dislike president obama that a convicted felon almost won the democratic primary
quarter was an anemic 1.7%, but today, the commerce department put out a new estimate showing us it was even less than that, just 1.3%. and this is what caught our attention in the report-- the government said half of the downward revision can be blamed on the drought. it's destroying crops, including the corn in this field inula roy, illinois. and on the land clayton arnold has been farming in walker, missouri, for 40 years. a new report today on the drought says it continues to get worse. it now covers 65.5% of the lower 48, and in 21.5% of that area, the area you see in red, the drought is extreme or exceptional. so we asked anthony mason to dig further into the impact the drought isaving on our economy. >> reporter: 90 miles southwest of dallas, in aquill atexas, the drought has cut back ronnie gerik's' cotton crop severely this year. >> it impacted not just myself but all the ag industry. >> reporter: in fact, the government now says the drought is slowing the entire economy, costing the the country $12 billion in the spring. >> farmers don't have money to spend. they're not
: and the chamber of commerce sits between them. >> talk family, talk schools, talk friends, just don't talk politics. >> reporter: they subscribe to the same philosophy at the courthouse corner cafe. >> politics are kind of bad for business. >> reporter: but it doesn't always work. >> i think obama is evil. >> reporter: evil? >> personally i prefer obama. >> reporter: romney actually has a long history of nasty skirmishes. back in the civil war the town reputedly went back and forth between union and confederate forces, some 56 times. >> abraham lincoln earned himself one vote in hampshire county. >> reporter: democrats still outnumber republicans in romney by a wide margin. the town supports lots of democrats for state office but not for president and not president obama. >> i had one man tell me that oh, he ended that war. now what are all those soldiers going to do when they come home? they won't have jobs. >> reporter: so many west virginiaians dislike president obama that a convicted felon almost won the democratic primary. >> that was very embarrassing. >> reporter: lots of peo
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